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Raluca-Ioana Mocanu

Short-term Scholar

Professional affiliation

Teaching Assistant, University of Bucharest, Romanian Cultural Institute

Wilson Center Projects

The Legal Response to Self-Radicalized Terrorists

Full Biography

Raluca Ioana Mocanu started her academic career at Bucharest University, where she received her Bachelors Diploma in Law and Master Diploma in Criminal Sciences. In 2005 she joined the Criminal Law Department of the Faculty of Law, while following her Doctoral Studies with a full scholarship, collaborating on seminars in Criminal Law and Criminology. Since 2008 she became a full member of Criminal Law Department. In 2010 she defended her Doctoral thesis at Bucharest University. In 2014 she presented the National Report on Romanian anti-terrorist law at the International Comparative Law Congress in Vienna. She has had several post-doctoral research scholarships, such as the Swiss Government Scholarship at Criminal Law Department, University of Fribourg (Sept. 2014- Sept. 2015), French Government Scholarship at the Institute for Criminal Sciences, Poitiers (Oct.-Dec. 2016) and a short-stay at Max Planck Institute for Foreign and Comparative Criminal Law, Freiburg-em-Breisgau. She practice as a lawyer, as a member of Bucharest Bar Association.

Major Publications

  • Publication One(the Chapter for Romania (co-author G. Antoniu) in Comparative Counter-Terrorism Law„ edited by Kent Roach – Cambridge University Press, 2015
  • Publication Two`Fenomenul terorist. Legislatia anti-terorista romana. Studiu comparativ ` Universul Juridic, Bucharest, 2013
  • Publication ThreeInfractiuni privind drogurile. Jurisprudenta`, Hamangiu Ed., Bucharest, 2007